[News] Linux Comes a Long Way in the Datacenter, VMware Profit Triples - Linux

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  1. [News] Linux Comes a Long Way in the Datacenter, VMware Profit Triples

    Linux: We've come a long way

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    | Despite these efforts, I clearly remember the tough slog Novell had in trying
    | to convince IT staffs that Linux was ready for data center primetime. Edge of
    | network servers? Sure. But data center? No way.
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    | And today Red Hat and others are actively certifying the rising hordes of
    | data center Linux specialists. We've come a long, long way in a very short
    | time. Though perhaps not this long.
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    http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9...bj=TheOpenRoad

    VMware Profit Triples on Demand for Server Software

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    | VMware Inc., reporting its first results since making the year's biggest
    | technology initial public offering, said third-quarter profit more than
    | tripled on demand for software that makes computers more efficient.
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    http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?p...LzI&refer=news


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    The VMware house of cards

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    | Looking at an ESX server, you’ll find what looks like a Linux OS. This isn’t
    | a secret -- VMware call this the ‘console OS’.
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    http://www.venturecake.com/the-vmware-house-of-cards/


    VMware and the GPL

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    | VMware’s use of Linux is hardly a secret that’s just been
    | uncovered—as the usual corporation-hating online mob crying “scandal!” seems
    | to be implying. The architecture of ESX Server has been known for years.
    | Books have been written about it.
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    http://www.illuminata.com/perspectives/?p=347

  2. Re: [News] Linux Comes a Long Way in the Datacenter, VMware Profit Triples

    ____/ BearItAll on Thursday 25 October 2007 09:46 : \____

    > Particularly in the UK and soon in the EU, where
    > it will be a legal requirement to reduce your Carbon Footprint, expected as
    > a law in the UK by 1st quarter of next year.


    On this particular issue, I read an article from the end of September several
    hours ago. Yes, it has become a requirement...

    Also see this news:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/24/ny...on&oref=slogin

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